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before mahmoud ahmadinejad plans to appear before the world at the united nations general assembly in new york. bauer and fattal were released only after the payment of $1 million in bail. the international incident began which when bauer and fattal along with shroud, mistakenly crossed the border into iran, while hiking along the boarder in iraq. the three were charged with espionage, but shroud was released after 14 months in captivity and after the payment of half a million dollars in bail was made. she spoke with cbs news after her release. >> the most difficult thing i've ever had to do is leave prison without shane and josh. >> reporter: the families of the hikers issued a statement saying today was the best day of their lives. scott, it's not known how long those families will stay in oman but it's expected they'll be back in the united states in a matter of days. >> pelley: seth, thank you. today, the federal reserve took a look at the economy and decided to take another extraordinary step to try to jump start the recovery. the fed will shift some of its holdings to long-term u.s.
comes as iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad speaks at the united nations general assembly today. he is expected to talk about global management and a reform of the united nations. now, president obama addressed the assembly yesterday saying now is not the time to grant palestine's request for statehood. the president says an independent palestine need to emerge from peace negotiations with israel. >>> the names of two fallen firefighters are going to be added to a san francisco memorial today. lieutenant vince perez and firefighter paramedic tony valerio were killed while fighting a house fire that june. their funeral was the largest in san francisco in six decades. their names will be displayed at the line of duty memorial wall dedication at the fire department's headquarters. >>>6:06, hopefully clearing up soon. >> i think we'll clear up nicely except at the coast. more fog there meaning we are going to keep the temperatures cooler at the beaches and probably just inside the bay. still, if you are headed around the bay area, watch out for dense fog thick at the coastline. and insi
as iran president mahmoud ahmadinejad is visiting new york for a united nations general assembly session. he is supposed to speak thursday. it's been very controversial, of course. but they are going to be home. >> yeah. all those steps following just like the way sarah shourd was released, so it looks like it could be even better news, you know, no snags. >> exactly. >> reporter: the attorney doesn't foresee any major problems with that. so here's hoping. >> and the family, can you just imagine the parents of those two men? >> they have been fighting for this whole time. >> reporter: they really have been keeping it alive in the media so it's just unbelievable. we'll have to see their homecoming later on. >> can only imagine. thank you, stephanie chuang. >>> a five-year-old girl shot in san francisco's bayview district. anne makovec is at the bayview police station with the search for that gunman. she joins with us more. anne, good morning. >> reporter: you might imagine, frank, police are under a lot of pressure to solve this crime as soon as possible because the victim is a 5-year-old
. >> palestinian president mahmoud waived his application for state hood before the united nations general assembly. >> now israel to occupy it for ever and will it allow israel to remain a state above the law. >> some members of the assembly gave abas a standing ovation. benjamin sadist rely settlements are not the issue. >> the conflict has been and remain the refusal of the palestinian's to recognize the jewish state >> hillary clinton asked both parties to use this opportunity to return to talks. >> a just and lasting peace can only come through negotiations. >> both abas and netanyahu told the general assembly they want peace, even as violence continued back in the middle east. rocks and tear gas fill the air in the west bank. in one occupied community, isreali troops shot and killed a man during a crash with isreali settlers. when night fell, thousands of palestinians gathered to watch the speech. but when the isreali prime minister got behind the podium, the crowd started throwing shoes at the screen. abas is asking the united nations to move quickly, but the security council could take
further than that. >> reporter: iran's president ahmadinejad will address the united nations general assembly next week. this iranian journalist who was jailed in 2004 says the timing of this release announcement is hardly a coincidence. >> if he releases them, it shows the case was political from the beginning. it shows the judiciary has been under the influence of the iranian intelligence and the entire case was a game for the iranian intelligence. >> reporter: now, there's some speculation that ahmadinejad might even bring the two hikers with him to the united states as he comes to address the united nations. that's scheduled for some time next thursday. and, scott, it's worth noting that sarah shourd was released just one week before he addressed the general assembly last year. >> pelley: seth, thank you. there is new evidence today of just how deeply the economic slowdown has hurt americans. the census bureau reports that the recession drove nine million people into poverty and cut the standard of living for millions more. the number living below the poverty line-- that's about
the united nations general assembly. bauer and fattal are expected to be flown on a private jet to the gulf state of oman. that's what happened when a third american hiker, sarah shourd, was set free last year. the three friends met at the university of california at berkeley. the men's family say they are super excited for the release but won't rest easily until the two are back on american soil. tina kraus, cbs news. >>> meanwhile, president obama spoke before the united nations expressing his opposition to the push for the palestinian statehood. mr. obama is trying to convince palestinian president mahmoud abbas to drop the recent push in the u.n. for an independent state. the president explained he would prefer direct negotiation to resolve the long-standing battle. >> there is no shortcut to the end of a conflict that has endured for decades. peace is hard work. ultimately, it's the israelis and palestinians not us that must reach agreement on the issues. >> while world leaders met in new york, minor clashes erupted between israelis and palestinians in the west beige. the white house w
mahmoud ahmadinejad speaks at the united nations general assembly today. president obama addressed the assembly yesterday saying now is not the time to grant palestine's request for statehood. the president says an independent palestine needs to emerge from peace negotiations with israel. >>> today the president will stop in ohio to promote his job creation plan. mr. obama will visit a run-down bridge in cincinnati to highlight the type of infrastructure projects that his proposal would create. it connects kentucky and ohio the home states of house speaker john boehner and senate minority legaller mitch mcconnell. >>> so you may discover your new favored band or movie on facebook. the social media giant is set to announce new features all aimed at engaging its millions of users. facebook developers meet in san francisco this morning. ceo mark zuckerberg is expected to roll out new partnerships at the conference. the goal, to make facebook more social for users as they share music, tv shows and other media. >> they have to start generating more engagement as we say in the interacti
spoke before the united nations general assembly, this amidst a very tense atmosphere. [ indiscernible ] >> ahmadinejad blamed the u.s., europe and israel for creating the global recession. he also questioned the holocaust an event he has widely denounced. several countries left the assembly hall with the u.s. delegation being the first to leave this after ahmadinejad called the september 11th attacks mysterious. >>> two hikers in the meantime released from iran are resting in oman this morning but not before reuniting with loved ones there last night. josh fattal and shane bauer embraced their loved ones just yesterday. the court found them guilty of spying after they crossed into iran while hiking in iraq but a judge granted their release after oman paid a million dollars. >>> a nasa satellite on a collision course with earth. where nasa says it will not fall. >>> and will arnold tell all? the details about his new book and autobiography. >>> some major changes headed to facebook all revealed in the last hour or so. we'll have the latest in what you can expect coming up. >>> hi, i'm
president mahmoud abbas waved his application for statehood before the united nations general assembly. >> will the world allow israel to occupy us forever and will it allow israel to remain a state above the law? >> reporter: some members of the assembly gave him a standing ovation. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu said israeli settlements are not the issue. >> the core of the conflict has always been and unfortunately the refusal of the palestinians to recognize the jewish state. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton asked both parties to use this as an opportunity to return to talks. >> a just and lasting peace can only come through negotiations. >> reporter: both abbas and netanyahu told the general assembly they want peace. even as violence continued back in the middle east. rocks and tear gas filled the air in the west bank. in one occupied community, israeli troops shot and killed a palestinian man during a clash with israeli settlers. but when night fell, thousands of palestinians gathered in ramallah to watch the abbas speech. but when the israeli prime min
in new york in a few days for the united nations general assembly. and a lot of people thought that might be a nice gesture for him to do before he comes here to the united states. but still up in the air right now. >> apparently that's right before he -- he did the same thing last year when he released sarah shourd. we'll see what happens. >>> 6:07. let's get you out the door with traffic and weather. kristy is here to tell us might need a coat today maybe a jacket or sweater. >> exactly. it's going to be a cool one today and going to see other cal days the next couple of days really dropping those temperatures down below average for this time of the year and, of course, this morning dealing with a little bit of cloud cover. at the coastline cloud cover. driving right now seeing patchy fog and drizzle. that marine layer pushing onshore and seeing those clouds fill in at the bay. this afternoon those temperatures not warming up a lot in some places like at the coast sitting in the 50s right now, going to warm up to the high 50s by this afternoon. elsewhere 57 oakland and vallejo, 60 fairf
things not the president. ahmadinejad is expected in new york in a few days for the united nations general assembly. >>> in afghanistan, a 20-hour attack in the heart of kabul finally ended this morning. afghan officials announced today all of the attackers are now dead. insurgents had fired rocket- propelled grenades and automatic weapons on several buildings including the u.s. embassy and nato headquarters. four police officers and three civilians were killed. >>> the number of medical marijuana clubs in san jose will soon shrink dramatically. last night the city council approved new restrictions in the numbers of medical pot clubs in the city to be limited to just 10. there were over 100 -- in fact, 140. in addition, the dispensaries will have to cultivate their own product now instead of getting it elsewhere. supporters of the new restrictions say it will allow the city to better monitor the club's activities. >> by having it in that one location, we are able to then regulate with the staffing proposal we have put forward. >> but marijuana activists argued that the new rules wi
comes as iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad speaks at the united nations general assembly today. president obama spoke yesterday saying now is not the time to grant palestine's request for statehood. the president says an independent palestine needs to emerge from peace negotiations with israel. >>> and today the president will stop in ohio to promote his job creation plan. mr. obama will visit a rundown brimming in cincinnati to highlight the type -- bridge in cincinnati to highlight the type of infrastructure project his proposal would create. the bridge also connects ohio and kentucky the home states of republican house speaker john boehner and senate minority leader mitch mcconnell. >>> coming soon to facebook, music, movies and streaming media. today the social media giant is set to announce new features aimed at engaging its millions of users. facebook developers meet in san francisco this morning. ceo mark zuckerberg is expected to roll out new partnerships at the conference. the goal is to make facebook more social for users as they share music, tv shows and other media.
to coincide with his address to the united nations general assembly later today. chris? >> charlie dagata. >>> i know you had a chance to speak to your wife, nicole, just a short time ago. what did she say about the reunion? how are they doing? >> she was still pretty much speechless. very, very excited. she looked very relieved. everybody's really happy to be together right now. >> i know, obviously, you're not in oman for the reunion, but what was it like for you having been a part of this ordeal for the last two years to see it unfold in those images? >> when i saw the plane land, that's when i knew it was over. it was a huge, huge relief for me. >> this has been a painstaking two years for your entire family. beyond the relief of, obviously, bringing the boys home, what do you think this moment is going to be like for your family when everybody is able to come home and be together and finally put this whole ordeal behind them? >> well, i don't know, it's something we've all looked forward to and we're all ready to move on with our lives and i'm sure shane, sarah and josh are ready to
three deny being spies. >>> president obama says now is not the time. united nations should not grant statehood to palestinian. during today's general assembly, mr. obama and leaders of some european nations warned against granting palestinian's request for u.n. recognition. the president says an independent palestinian needs to emerge from peace negotiations with israel. >> there is no shortcut to the end of a conflict that has endured for decades. peace is hard work. ultimately, the israelis and the palestinians, not us, who must reach agreement on issues that divide them. >> while world leaders met in new york, minor crashes erupted between israelis and republicans in the west bank. the white house said it will veto a u.n. security council vote to create a palestinian state. the palestinians say they will press ahead anyway. >>> did you know that sangria was illegal in california? well, at least it was for bars but not anymore. the popular drinks that are suddenly legal in california. here's more. >> reporter: this is made with fruit infused for three months. you can get this now a
are on their way to the united nations to attend the 66th annual session of the u.n. general assembly. lead irs from around the world are gathering in new york starting today. president obama is scheduled to address the assembly on wednesday. >>> 4:43 now. an anti-terror operation in great britain has led to the arrest of seven people. west midland police say six men were arrested in birmingham overnight suspected of preparing or instigating an act of terror in the united kingdom. in addition a woman was arrested this morning accused of failing to disclose information. >>> the death toll from a powerful earthquake in india has now risen to 50. the 6.9 quake happened in the northeastern part of the country yesterday. it was felt as far away as new delhi and nepal's capital katmandu. and concrete slabs and bricks and mud are cleared away to rescue trapped victims. much of the damage is still unknown because the region is in a very ve moat location. there have about -- remote location. there have been two aftershocks and experts have warned that more are possible. >>> president obama today will un
home. >> charlie thanks. now, here's chris. >>> now to president obama's big day at the united nations. he's speaking to the general assembly in just a few moments and he's also meeting today with the palestinian president and israel's prime minister hoping to head off a confrontation over palestinian's bid to join the u.n. reporting this morning on the president's foreign policy mark phillips in ramallah and we start with senior white house correspondent bill plante who is traveling with the president this morning. bill, good morning. >> good morning to you, chris. the white house so far has been unable to dissway but it is a bit embarrassing of what he said in a vision that he laid out when he spoke here last year. >> when we gather back here next year, we could have an agreement that could lead to a new member of the united nations. an independent, sovereign state of palestinian living in peace with israel. >> reporter: but a year later living side-by-side in peace is still just a dream and the administration says that's not his fault. >> the point that the pre
. >>> the united nation now recognizes libya's transitional council as that country's legitimate government but that hasn't been the biggest issue at this week's meeting of the u.n. general assembly. president obama will meet today with mahmoud abbas hoping to convince the palestinian leader to back off his bid for statehood. >> the president will be able to say very directly, why we believe that action of the united nations is not the way to create a palestinian state. >> the president will meet with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu before those meetings. mr. obama will address the u.n. general assembly this morning. >>> next week, the president will return to the silicon valley. sunday he will attend fundraisers at private homes in woodside and atherton. the atherton event is a dinner that reportedly costs more than $35,000 per couple. monday, the president will take part in a linkedin town hall meeting at the computer's history museum in mountain view. >>> a top executive from silicon valley is in washington today. google's ceo eric schmidt will have to answer questions from sen
the two hikers with him to the united states as he comes to address the united nations. that, of course, would be a way to be seen as more benevolent leader. it's worth noting that sarah shourd was released one week before he addressed the general assembly last year. seth doane, cbs news, new york. >>> a bus driver is being blamed for a deadly crash at a rail crossing. the bus driver tried to beat the nonk plane but he was way too late. what you don't see in the video, a second train going the other way also crashing into the train's derailed cars. in all, 11 people, including the bus driver, were killed. and more than 200 injured. >>> a final report on last year's bp oil spill may be released today, but some details are leaking out and they don't look good for bp. after the deep raurt horizon rig sp exploded nearly 5 billion barrels of oil spilled into the gulf. bp didn't reveal it to investigators for up to a year. >>> and the gulf coast is still suffering the effects of that oil spill. tropical storm lee stirred up tar balls that are still washing up on beaches in louisiana and alaba
of meetings at the united nations. the president arrived yesterday and is facing a palestinian demand statehood and u.n. membership. today the president meets with afghan president whhamid karzai. mr. obama addresses the u.n. general assembly tomorrow. >>> back in washington, the white house and the president's plan for cutting the deficit has little chance of passing congress. the nearly $3 trillion proposal calls for reduced spending on medicare and medicaid. it does not touch social security. it proposes $1.5 billion in tax revenues on the wealthiest americans. speaker john boehner says that's not a good idea. >> at a time when it's spending that's out of control, giving the term government more money would be like giving a cocaine addict, all right, more cocaine. >> the president is threatening to veto any plan sent to him that cuts medicare and medicaid but does not raise taxes on wealthy americans. >> the speaker says we can't have it my way or the highway and then basically says, my way or the highway. that's not smart. it's not right. >> speaking in the rose garden yesterday,
of troops from iraq and afghanistan. >>> and world leaders are gathering at the united nations today, attending the 66th annual session of the u.n. general assembly and some began to arrive in new york last night. and president obama is scheduled to address that assembly on wednesday. >>> an anti-terror operation in great britain has led to the arrest of seven people, west midland police say six men were arrested in birmingham overnight. they're suspected of preparing or instigating an act of terror in the united kingdom. in addition, a woman was arrested this morning, accused of failing to disclose information. >>> and the death toll has now reached 50 people after an earthquake in india. the 7.9 quake struck yesterday evening, hundreds of soldiers and police officers are now clearing away concrete slabs, and bricks and mud to rescue some of the trapped victims. much of the damage is still unknown. because the region is in such a remote location. there have been two aftershocks, and experts have warned there may be more on the way. >>> and a giant satellite is op a collision course
palestine statehood. but president obama telling the general assembly it can only be achieved through direct negotiations with israel. >> peace will not come through statements and resolutions at the united nations. if it were that easy, it would have been accomplished by now. >> abbas is asking the united nation to move quickly on the issue, but the security council could take months to vote on the request, continuing the stalemate. >>> and we are back in range. nasa scientists say that that 6- ton satellite that's hurting toward earth could strike somewhere in the u.s.! scientists say it's coming down slower than expected and that's why they keep changing the prediction on where it will land. tina kraus with more on this potential strike zone. >> reporter: scientist say this 6-ton satellite is on a crash course with earth. >> it's coming into the atmosphere and it's going to burn up and probably drop some debris someplace on the planet. >> reporter: nasa says it probably won't hit the u.s. but will scatter debris over a 500- mile area somewhere on the globe. experts are tracking the satell
the u.n. general assembly this morning. >> with the israelis and with the palestinians, the president will be able to say very directly why we believe that action with the united nations is not the way to achieve palestinian state. >> reporter: abbas has been trying to line up support before he asks the security council on friday to formally recognize a palestinian state. the u.s. would push for peace talks with israel. last year, president obama had high hopes for a two-state solution. >> when we come back here next year, we can have an agreement that will lead to a new member of the united nations. sovereign state of palestine leaving in peace with israel. >> reporter: while u.s. officials say they can't stop abbas from asking for statehood, they at least hope he'll postpone his plans. a delay could give mediators time to jump-start the negotiations. in the west bank, even talk of a separate palestinian state is sparking new clashes. palestinians youth hurled rocks at u.s. soldiers on tuesday, while in another village, hundreds of israeli protesters marred in protest. >> this is our
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